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My MS treatment Ocrevus kills off my CD20 positive B lymphocytes. I’m so worried about getting sick. I have a nagging flu symptoms for a week +?

My MS treatment Ocrevus kills off my CD20 positive B lymphocytes. I’m so worried about getting sick. I have a nagging flu symptoms for a week +?

Can be a cause but!: There can also be other causes. It is best to discuss with your physician.

This is a great drug and it can control your MS but you need guidance to take it safely. It is an immunosupressent and infection can be a risk.

We used the same drug in studies for Rheumatoid Arthritis and it did great but we do not have it availble for RA unfortunately ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Spinning Sensation (Definition)

Vertigo is a clinical finding where one is standing still but feels like the room is in motion, spinning around him. Vertigo is ...Read more


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What is done for flu symptoms?

What is done for flu symptoms?

Flu: If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! In some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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How come I only have flu symptoms at home?

How come I only have flu symptoms at home?

Heads up: It's a long shot, but if you only feel ill when you are in your house, there is a carbon monoxide problem until proved otherwise. Take it from this pathologist. ...Read more

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What are the flu symptoms for 2011?

What are the flu symptoms for 2011?

The same like before: Fever above than38 c or higher
stuffy nose or running
dry cough
sore throat
wide spread muscle ache sever
extreme fatigue
headache
if you have those more than 48 hours most likely you have the flu. ...Read more

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Can teething cause flu symptoms in baby?

Can teething cause flu symptoms in baby?

No, not flu symptoms: Some babies have no symptoms at all. Most will have excess saliva, want to chew on things and perhaps be a little cranky. A few may develop low grade fever and/or mild diarrhea. If more severe symptoms develop the baby should be evaluated by their pediatrician as they may have a cold or illness in addition to teething. ...Read more

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My neck hurts while hsving flu symptoms?

Meningitis: Is possible. You should get to a doctor now. It is a serious condition if you have it. ...Read more

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Can elderberry work when used for flu symptoms?

Can elderberry work when used for flu symptoms?

It can help!: A standardized elderberry concentrate (sambuchol) inhibited replication of parainfluenza type a & b: http://tinyurl. Com/le3y9ua and http://tinyurl. Com/m2jp8dv it may act against other respiratory pathogens as well. Http://tinyurl. Com/a9lxf8k in another study, flu symptoms were relieved in 4 days less when using 15ml elderberry syrup 4 times/day: http://tinyurl. Com/m2jp8dv. ...Read more

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Night and day sweats after 1 day possible flu symptoms?

Night and day sweats after 1 day possible flu symptoms?

Maybe: According to Mayo Clinic Flu sxs may include “Fever over 100F (38C), Aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, Chills & sweats, Headache, Dry Cough, Fatigue and weakness, Nasal Congestion.” ...Read more

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What can I do at home to help a child with the flu symptoms?

What can I do at home to help a child with the flu symptoms?

TLC: Treating the symptoms by maintaining hydration and keeping fever down help. Look up homeopathic remedies like bryonia, gelsemium and oscillococcinum. There is an excellent book, homeopathy at home by m panos that you will find helpful. Fluids fluids fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) as needed, time and rest are the usual recommendations. See your doctor if fever persists >3-4 days or child is getting worse. ...Read more

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Have you ever tried using elderberry to lessen flu symptoms?

Have you ever tried using elderberry to lessen flu symptoms?

It can help!: A standardized elderberry concentrate (sambuchol) inhibited replication of parainfluenza type a & b: http://tinyurl. Com/le3y9ua and http://tinyurl. Com/m2jp8dv it may act against other respiratory pathogens as well. Http://tinyurl. Com/a9lxf8k in another study, flu symptoms were relieved in 4 days less when using 15ml elderberry syrup 4 times/day: http://tinyurl. Com/m2jp8dv. ...Read more

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For what length of time do flu symptoms from a flu shot last?

For what length of time do flu symptoms from a flu shot last?

1 to 2 days usually: The flu shot has inactivated virus- so it will not infect you with the flu. If you have reactions to the shot they usually resolve within one to two days. Side effects can include a low grade fever, aches & pain, and localized swelling, redness and pain at the shot site. Some people have had allergic reactions to the flu vaccine. ...Read more

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Why do I get lightheadedness when I get colds or flu symptoms?

Why do I get lightheadedness when I get colds or flu symptoms?

Fluid shifts: These types of illnesses can cause dehydration because of fluid shifts within your body. Also, your body produces special chemicals that help fight off infections which can contribute to dizziness. ...Read more

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8 year old with flu symptoms after contact with pigs at the fair?

8 year old with flu symptoms after contact with pigs at the fair?

Swine flu: There have been reports of over a hundred cases of a new strain of swine flu caught at fairs. The symptoms seem to be milder and not as sever as the swine flu of 2009. ...Read more

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Cold versus flu? What are the differences between cold and flu symptoms?

Cold versus flu? What are the differences between cold and flu symptoms?

Cold is mildler: Last few day with fever les then 102f flu on the other hand lasts longer with temp up to 103-104, lasts longer and gives more complications. ...Read more

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What do you suggest to relieve cold and flu symptoms without medication?

Rest! Hydrate!: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Question regarding cold/flu symptoms paired with a possible case of worms?

Possible: If you do have worms, that can cause you cold-like symptoms. If the question is if you can have both, that is still possible. Get tested fast, start treatment, you will have your answer. ...Read more

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What could I do to determine if I have the real flu or flu symptoms due to herpes?

What could I do to determine if I have the real flu or flu symptoms due to herpes?

Consult yoiur doctor: There is a simple test that can determine if yoiu have the flue. It is a rapidtest so you will get an answer quickly. If it is not flue, your physician will direct yoiur evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more